Guerra's ACCESS article looks at land use and transit in Mexico City.
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Each year, dozens of new transit lines open in cities around the world. Politicians invest in them in order to reduce congestion, increase accessibility, and improve their own ratings at the polls. But how effective are they?
Assistant Professor Erick Guerra’s article, “Suburban Transit in Mexico City” just out from ACCESS magazine, follows the effects of expanding a metro line into the densely populated suburb of Ecatepec. While travel times and expenditures for residents were reduced, the affect on congestion, car use, and suburban development might leave developers rethinking their investments. Hop over to the ACCESS website to read the full article or download the PDF.